Genetics of pancreatic cancer will do

By | October 27, 2011

Pancreatic cancer will be inherited? China's population died of pancreatic cancer has become one of the top ten cancer, young patients with pancreatic cancer, but also just over 10 years ago, there was an increasing trend, and so a higher grade, the prognosis is even worse to sites of pancreatic cancer concerned, still the most common site of head of pancreas about 70%. Pancreatic body and tail of pancreas, followed by some more, followed by the body and tail were the first lesions are diffuse lesions or center services
I have a lot of pancreatic cancer patients and their families during treatment often asked whether pancreatic cancer genetic?
Medical research shows that you will be inherited pancreatic cancer, the majority of pancreatic cancer patients with no relevant family history, but about one tenth of the patients have inherited. Each one immediate family members, such as parents and siblings, the occurrence of pancreatic cancer, then the risk of pancreatic cancer will increase by 40%. For those who have pancreatic cancer occurred more than two family members of the family, if other family members to quit smoking, you can place a large extent reduce the risk of pancreatic cancer. A team of researchers with the U.S. Pacific Northwest a family history of pancreatic cancer genetic collaboration identified in the human body on the long arm of chromosome No. 4, a gene can lead to pancreatic cancer.

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